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Politics

PROFILE: The man, Godwin Obaseki

29 September 2016, 16:21

A look at the profile of the man to steer the ship of Edo State for the next four years, Godwin Obaseki.

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#EdoDecides: PDP rejects result announced by INEC so far

29 September 2016, 15:37

The People’s Democratic Party has distanced itself from the results of the gubernatorial election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

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#EdoDecides: PDP protesters storm INEC office, demand cancellation of election

29 September 2016, 11:55

Supporters of the PDP are currently protesting outside the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benin, Edo state capital.

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As it happened: INEC declares Obaseki winner of Edo governorship election

29 September 2016, 08:49

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the Edo governorship election.

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#EdoDecides: Collation of results begins Thursday, says REC

29 September 2016, 08:43

The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Edo, Sam Olumekun, says collation of results for the governorship election in the state would commence on Thursday.

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#EdoDecides: Ballot box snatching at Ekpoma confirmed

29 September 2016, 08:51

Lebari Nduh, INEC Electoral Officer in Esan West Local Government Area, has confirmed that hoodlums had snatched a ballot box from Ward 7 unit 11, during the Edo governorship election on Wednesday.

APC Crisis: Atiku backs Tinubu

28 September 2016, 18:05

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has charged the party to promote the rule of law and due process in the conduct of its affairs, noting that they were germane to its unity and stability.

#EdoDecides LIVE: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu in tight race as results trickle in

28 September 2016, 10:09

The two leading candidates in the Edo State governorship election, Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party are racing neck and neck

#EdoDecides: APC,PDP in war of words

28 September 2016, 09:34

The All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party have continued to trade insults and blame each other for attempting to undermine the credibility of the elections as Edo State votes for a new Governor today.

#EdoDecides: PDP raises alarm over security breach

27 September 2016, 19:12

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed worry over attempts to compromise the security apparatus of Edo State ahead of the governorship election.

Senate swears-in only South-east APC senator

27 September 2016, 18:31

The Senate on Tuesday swore-in the only All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator in the South-East zone, Hon. Ben Uwajumogu, representing Okigwe (Imo North) senatorial district of Imo State.

APC calls for Governor Ishaku’s resignation

27 September 2016, 17:16

The All Progressives Congress has advised Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State to resign if he can't handle the problems in his state.

APC desperate to regain losses says Ondo PDP

27 September 2016, 15:46

The PDP in Ondo State has said the post primary crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in the state is an indication that the party is naïve when it comes to the business of politics and governance.

Oyegun replies Tinubu

27 September 2016, 13:48

National Chairman of the APC John Oyegun has said that he will not respond to the allegations levelled against him by the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu until after the governorship election in Edo State.

Edo election: Lawmaker urges INEC to ensure transparency

27 September 2016, 12:39

Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, member, Osun House of Assembly, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to ensure transparency and credibility in the conduct of Sept. 28 Edo governorship election.

Party spokesman urges Buhari to intervene in APC crisis

27 September 2016, 08:31

Timi Frank, the Acting Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call a meeting of stakeholders of the party to avert internal crisis in the organisation.

#EdoDecides: INEC takes delivery of sensitive materials from CBN

26 September 2016, 17:05

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Edo has said that it will take delivery of sensitive voting materials from the Central Bank of Nigeria in Benin on Monday.

Crisis hits APC as Tinubu asks Oyegun to resign in disgrace

26 September 2016, 11:06

The National Leader of the APC, Ahmed Tinubu, has demanded the removal of the party’s National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, over what he called the latter’s anti-democratic handling of the party affairs.

Dariye’s defection cheering – Plateau PDP

25 September 2016, 20:56

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau is happy with the defection of Senator Joshua Dariye to the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Chairman, Damishi Sango, has said.

No plans to rig Edo polls - PDP

25 September 2016, 10:18

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has debunked an allegation that the party was planning to rig the governorship election in Edo.

Edo Govt declares public holidays for governorship elections

25 September 2016, 07:53

The Edo State Government declared Sept.27 and Sept.28 as public holidays to enable electorate participate in the Sept 28 governorship election.

Adesoun's statement false and misleading - PDP

24 September 2016, 14:06

The People's Democratic Party has stated that Minister of Finance, Kemi Adesoun's statement on Airport Terminals Counterpart Funding was misleading.

Rivers PDP mocks rivals after court victory

23 September 2016, 14:03

The Rivers State Chapter of the PDP has taunted the rival APC after the Appellate Court on Thursday upheld the election of Sam Ogeh for the Emohua State Constituency.

PDP calls for Jigawa governor's impeachment

22 September 2016, 15:14

The PDP in Jigawa has called for the impeachment of Governor Mohammad Badaru Abubakar for allowing the 27 local government councils caretaker committees to remain in office after expiration of their tenure.

Police arrest Delta APC members

22 September 2016, 14:01

Members of the APC, Delta State have been arrested by the police after a bloody clash that broke out between supporters of the two factions at the party’s secretariat in Asaba.

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